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Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
, football giant manti te'o talks about the phantom girlfriend. tonight, the espn interview. was he in on any of it? how did he react after being duped? >> i just got mad. and i just went on a rampage. >> and if there was no girlfriend, who was talking on the other end of the phone? >>> and second time around. on the eve of the president's second inaugural address, can you guess which president delivered the shortest speech? who despite drenching rain insisted on riding in an open car? and whose was the first to be seen by millions? >> faithfully execute the office of president of the united states -- >>> good evening. it's great to have you with us here on a saturday night. we do begin with that developing news that terrorists' takeover of that natural gas facility in algeria has finally come to an deadly end tonight. the algerian military moving in, leaving many dead. including at least 23 hostages. one american among them. still other americans unaccounted for. for the first time it began, we're getting a first look inside the terrible ordeal. showing workers held inside the plan
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Jan 19, 2013 7:00am EST
finally showing emotional. and the first interview with manti te'o. jere jeremy shaf speaking with te'o. >> a very candid interview. >>> also this morning, new developments in the racy scandal involving a zuma dance teacher. we'll hear from her business partner, just days before it goes to court. >> it rocked that small town in maine. >>> and check out this video. it's a firefighter climbing to rescue a child in a burning wilding. a chunk of snow knocks him off the ladder. we'll show you what happened next. it was extraordinary. >>> we're going to start with the breaking news on the harrowing hostage situation in the african desert. this morning, we have more information about an american killed by the islamist terrorists. and others are in danger right now. brian ross has been covering this from the jump. he's with us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. the death toll continues to climb with at least 1 american and 11 other hostages reported to have been killed. the algerian military has twice stormed the natural gas facility. but authorities say the situation is still not re
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Jan 24, 2013 12:35am EST
, manti te'o says his fake girlfriend would talk on the phone with his mom and text about bible verses with his dad. as abc's david wright reports, this is the kind of deceit that is par for the course in what's known as catfishing. >> reporter: today the college football star who says he was the victim of an elaborate internet dating scam spoke on camera for the first time since news of the hoax exploded. >> this girl who i committed myself to died on september 12th. now i get a phone call on december 6th saying that she's alive, and that i'm going to be put on national tv two days later to ask me the same question. what would you do? >> reporter: speaking exclusively to katie couric, te'o said that december phone call was from the woman with whom he'd had an online relationship for three years. te'o thought she was dead, but says she told him she was alive and was not who he thought she was. he says the call left him confused and embarrassed. so at the heisman trophy ceremony december 8th, two days after he learned the truth, he was still talking about lennay kekua as though she were
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Jan 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
because of the combination of manti te'martin luther king jr. day and the inauguration. >> depressed and will place his hand on two bibles -- the president will place his hand on two and bibles. abraham lincoln's, and mlk's. >> we can do anything we want to do. >> a very emotional day. expect even bigger crowds tomorrow a ports of 800,000 people. traffic will be an issue. -- upwards of 800,000 people. traffic will be an issue. get here as early as possible. live in northwest, richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> thank you. the president will take the oath using a bible once owned by dr. king on the very day the country marks the civil rights' speaker's birthday. >> a democracy by way of inauguration. remembering king is one of those americans who helped the democracy. >> martin luther king teh third. cameras ever were capturing the moment. -- were there capturing the moment. >> there were people of all races, all nationalities holding hands. >> that day she purchased this metal. today, she wore it. >> it is a dream that is deeply rooted in the american dream. >> she is here from virginia. s
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Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
the new dam linebacker. hear from manti te'o. >> a race against time and the elements. racing to save three people from one of the coldest places on earth. speaking of coming here is a live look outside, where the >> the desperate search is on this noon to find a plane that vanished over antarctica. three canadians were on board that flight headed from the south pole to the research station elsewhere on the continent but officials in new zealand say the plane never showed up. the onboard emergency transmitter went off wednesday night within the designated area. now they are mobilizing resources to find the missing three. we continue our snow coverage this noon with a look at the conditions here in virginia. >> was a busy morning for of the doubt and police as they dealt with for roads and several accidents. >> spending and slipping. this morning, some drivers in northern virginia ran into hazardous conditions on the snow-covered slick roads. >> on the back roads, there was something going on. police fire, so i turned around. >> -- the police have responded to several accidents on
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Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
football star manti te'o. >> what he said he had to do to keep people from thinking he was crazy. >> i am outside of the baltimore conven >> legendary orioles coach earl weaver has passed away. today was supposed to be a date for orioles fans to celebrate. >> it is sad. >> baltimore fans say that earl weaver was the soul of the orioles, and many were shocked when they learned of his death of an apparent heart attack. >> it is like one of your own. >> weaver was a fighter of the field. just 5 foot 6 inches, he was always up for an argument, especially with the umpires. he was ejected 91 times, including once in both games of a doubleheader. >> he has that baltimore attitude, which was hard work and aggressive, but very good sense of humor. >> the orioles had previously scheduled a fan fast celebration today. as the fans arrive at the baltimore convention center, many learned the sad news of weaver's passing. >> he gave his heart and soul. you could see the fire in his eyes, kicking the dirt, throwing his hat. it is a sad day. >> weaver will forever remain a part of camden yards. last se
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Jan 18, 2013 12:35am EST
into the internet's newest punch line. manti te'o inspired countless fans when he led notre dame to an epic winning season after the tragic death of his longtime girlfriend. that is until they learned she was a figment of someone's imagination. but who? josh elliot has the latest. >> reporter: it seemed like a tragic love story. >> the most beautiful girl i've ever met. not because of her physical beauty but the beauty of her character, who she is. >> reporter: this is manti te'o in october talking about the girlfriend whom he believed had just died. >> and all of a sudden it hits. silence. that silence really eats at you. >> reporter: until wednesday, te'o, notre dame's all-american linebacker and heisman finalist, was the focus of the most inspiring college football story of the year. now questions arise. is the star athlete the victim of a mysterious and elaborate hoax as he says, or was he a part of it all along? te'o was known for his big hits on the field. and his big heart off of it. his story of overcoming the loss of his grandmother and then his girlfriend lennay kekua within
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Jan 23, 2013 11:35pm EST
won't be happy. coming up, we'll have a sneak peek at the interview with manti te'o. plus more with naomi watts, allison williams, and gin wigmore. foot?" r ask somebody to lend a "who thinks about stuff like that?" "vince mahe grew up on two continents... and noticed that wherever you go, people have their hands full, but their feet free." "the result? a liftgate you operate with your foot." "code name?" "open sesame" "the all new twenty thirteen ford escape. it's what happens when you go further." you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. okay, think courage. think shaun white. think how perfect they'll be for everyday stuff. yeah. scan me. stride on, pale-legged, short-shorts guy. [ all kids ] twooooo! [ moderator ] you sure? i am absolutely positive! [ little boy ] two times is awesome. the thing i can do is wave my head and wave my... that's amazing. i've never seen anything like that. look i can do -- hold on -- i'm watching this. i'm getting diz
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
chased down a 13-year-old and holding a gun to his head. >> manti te'o breaks his silence about the scandal on the girlfriend that did not exist. what he told katie couric and the woman who was involved in it had to say. >> i'm arch campbell with the weekend's best bets. >> coming up at 6:00, new information about the investigation into boeing's troubled >> "downton abbey" and has thrustage renowned actress into the spotlight. >> now maggie is heading to the big screen. >> she's a global treasure. good for her. in case you haven't seen enough of "downton abbey" here comes "quartet." >> welcome to the house. >> somewhere in france, musicians have established a retirement home where maggie smith enters with a lot of ex-husbands live at home and nurses a grudge. >> this is the first time we've seen each other in, god knows how many years. >> 97. >> it turns on the annual gala and the f the residents can talk maggie into performing, this cast includes billy connelly and gathered up dustin hoffman. worth three and half stars pg-13, go for the music. lincoln, "silver linings playbook" and
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Jan 24, 2013 4:00am EST
attack. a gripping day of political theater. >>> real emotions. manti te'o opens up about the infamous nonexistent girlfriend. insisting the emotional plain was very real. >>> and something fishy at the golden arches. a whole, new seafood snack. get ready for fish mcbites. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. the freezer door is still wide-open this morning, with millions of americans bracing for yet another day of teeth-chattering cold. >> it is rough out there. the arctic air mass is triggering windchill advisories in at least a dozen states, from north dakota to new england. it will feel like minus 45 in northern maine. and the actual temperature at international falls, minnesota, 33 below zero. bundle up in minnesota. most of us don't have to brave the cold for too much. but for many, it's just part of the job. those that have to spend their days outdoors have no choice but to bundle up against the very brutal elements. >> basically, keep moving. you know, layers. i have on, like, three layers. and if i need to, i'll take something off. put somethin
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Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
turns in the story we first brought you last night. what really happened to manti te'o, the college football star whose personal story of strength and sadness inspired so many people, until they learned that the dying girlfriend didn't really exist. abc's josh elliott now with the latest in this puzzle and secrets. >> reporter: until wednesday afternoon, there were no public questions about the heart or soul of star notre dame linebacker manti te'o, a devout mormon, hailing from a large, close-knit hawaiian family. but it's the heart that school officials, and te'o himself, now say was exploited, in a cruel and elaborate hoax. >> he is a guy who is so willing to believe in others and so ready to help. >> reporter: but was te'o really duped into believing that he was having an online love affair that would turn tragic? he called lennay kekua the love of his life, saying her death had happened within hours of his grandmother's, one day before the big game. a narrative he was all too willing to share, ouchly and in apparent pain. >> when you have somebody that you talk to every single
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Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
is putting words in the president's mouth just for a few cheap laughs? >>> and manti te'o's embarrassing hoax and new details about who was really calling him on the phone. stay tuned for that. you're watching "world news now." [ roasting firewood ] ♪ many hot dogs are within you. try pepto-bismol to-go, it's the power of pepto, but it fits in your pocket. now tell the world daniel... of pepto-bismol to-go. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. have given way to sleeping. tossing and turning where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitat
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Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
>> tonight on the, we are examining the culture of lies in the wake of the manti te'o scandal and beyonce's allegedly it sink at the inauguration. -- and beyonce's lip sync at the inauguration. >> we got an in depth all -- an in-depth look at the reason why we live. there are several different reasons. we have a lot more on the manti te'o scandal and how he could be taken in by somebody who was lying, someone who said he was a sheet. also, lance armstrong who spent many years aggressively lying about doping. there is a difference between the reasons why men what -- why men like and why women lie. -- white men lie and why women live. men will lie to protect what they have and women will do it to be more polite or be part of the group. we are finally going to weigh in on the beyonce lip syncing controversy. a lot of people saying what does it matter? we had the marine corps band that wasn't really playing. it occurs a lot more often than you really think. we will look predict river dance, for example. -- we will look -- riverdance, for example. >> the whole, sept concept of catfishi
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
manti te'o. >> he fell in love. >> the man behind a hoax admits he had feelings and emotions for manti te'o he could not control. he pretended to be a long distance, for him. critics wanted to end this relationship? >> for many reasons. >> he uisis the man behind manti te'o's program. >> was this a romantic relationship with you? he says yes. i said, are you then there for gay? he said when you put it that way, yes. he caught himself and said, i am confused. >> the same question came up last week during manti te'o's only interview whether -- when he was asked if he was gay and he told katie couric no. the man used a falsetto voice. and why finally end the charade? quex because everything i had gone through i finally realist to of, with life. -- i realized i had to move on with my life. and let this go. >> he acknowledges the hoax was curled but insists teo was not aware his girlfriend was not real. >> a lot of questions not answered. that is it for us. >> a good evening. the rain and wind may be gone but the impact of last night's storm still being felt tonight.
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm EST
needs an ally. >>> now we take a closer look at loneliness, romance, and secrets. the story of manti te'o, the football story whose girlfriend never really existed points to something new in our changing world. not just a little deception, but a cruel and humiliating charade made possible by the digital age. abc's dan harris has more on the latest discrepancies. >> there are some reports that the girl who apparently so enraptured mant eight te'o was not a girl at all, but still a young man. there are a lot of open questions about this case. but what we do know, romantic deception in the age of the internet is rampant. >> you fill in love with a blonde named abbey, but it was really this girl. >> pretty much all of it was, you know, me. just not me. >> reporter: a muscle man named scorpio turned out to be this guy. >> i'm not sure what i was thinking. >> and the chiselled jaw of jamieson king grabbed the heart of a girl named sunny it's called being a catfish. the word comes from a 2010 documentary about this well educated photographer from new york city for months thought he found th
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
manti te'o hoax. he comes clean in a very big way. >> yes. >>> plus, the developing story about the power of computer hackers. a major newspaper battles a major cyber threat. >>> and wrong place, wrong time. created quite a wild ride. >>> welcome back, everybody. the dow jones industrial average still has not hit that coveted 14,000 mark. in fact, it actually lost ground yesterday, thanks to some disappointing economic news. the dow fell 44 points yesterday. the nasdaq index was off 11. >>> more than 40% of american households are just one emergency away from financial ruin. they don't have enough savings to cover basic living expenses for just three months. almost one-third of us have no savings account at all. the study also found that many people are living check-to-check. one reason, high credit card debt. >>> it's going to be harder for gun ownerers to get ammunition. walmart is limiting sales of ammo for three boxes per customer per day. the largest gun seller says supplies are limited because demand has risen since the connecticut school shooting. >>> a major newspaper is the
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Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
manti te'o and katie couric today. tonight, we ask, did you believe what he was saying, that he was the victim of an online hoax? the controversy is the talk of the town and the nation. live in our newsroom with the latest twist in this unusual situation. >> really hard to believe. the only thing his answers did today was lead to more questions. this was all the one theory that was behind the hoax, tales's sexual of the. he denied being gay and continues to maintain that he was a victim. manti te'o admits he was not as forthcoming as he should have been. his decision to perpetuate the existence of girlfriend lennay kekua -- >> i was committed to this person who i did not have a chance to me and she all of a sudden died. that scared me. >> the football phenom claims he was oblivious to what should have been red flags, that the love of his life was not real life. flags that were mostly too obvious to miss. >> i feel like you could not have been the victim for two years and not have known anything. >> after she always had an excuse not to me in person, te'o tried web chatting. >> you s
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Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
football player, manti te'o. could there have been more victims in that tangle mystery? >>> then later, the inaugural ball, now so many of them. tonight we learn who was behind that grand idea. we'll be back. do you often experience the feeling of a dry mouth? it can be the side effect of many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene. biotene moisturizes and helps supplement some of saliva's enzymes, providing soothing relief when you need it most. don't ignore dry mouth... look for biotene in your oral care section today. this has been medifacts for biotene. and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your
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Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
phone calls that lured football star manti te'o. >> baby, i'm just calling to say good night. i love you. >> we'll tell you more about the man who allegedly tricked him for hour after hour. >>> and, gold rush. you're swimming in the water, something glitters, and, oh my, it's gold! worth $50,000. how do you find it? >>> good evening. as we come on the air, one of the most dangerous countries in the world today is making a new threat directly aimed at the united states. north korea, the secretive nation, with its mysterious young dictator, announcing they will test their nuclear powers and saying they will put america on notice. let's bring in our chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz right now to tell us how serious this new aggression is. martha? >> reporter: diane, the u.s. is warning north korea not to try another nuclear test, saying it would be a mistake and needlessly provocative. but those warnings seem only to have provoked the new, young leader even more. if there was any hope that kim jong-un would be less threatening and dangerous than his late father, those ho
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Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
degrees. not as cold as yesterday. >> as college football star manti te'o prepares to dr. katie couric about allegations that he was duped by an online oh hoa >> the white house is launching road trips to promote a plan to curb gun violence in america. it begins in virginia. >> senator tim kaine will join vice president joe biden and administration officials for the first event which will take place in richmond tomorrow. president obama will corrode as well. he's pushing his plan for universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high capacity and magazines. looking for ways to reduce gun violence. >> congress couldn't soon look at a bill to enact part of president obama's gun control plan. dianne feinstein plans to issue legislation today to enact a new ban on assault weapons. it will also ban high capacity ammunition magazines and would strengthen background checks for aspiring gun owners. >> looking at the first television interview with manti te'o over the hoax involving an online girlfriend who it turns out never existed. >> he told katie couric that he had no part in
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Jan 30, 2013 11:35pm EST
created a girlfriend for manti te'o out of nothing. [ laughter ] here's the thing. if god really is influencing nfl games, that would mean he isn't in church on sunday either, so why should i go? [ laughter ] are there any of you betting on the super bowl? any of you betting on the outcome? there they are, officers. take them away. super bowl weekend is the biggest gambling weekend of the year in the united states. right now the niners are three and a half point favorites to win the game. but everyone knows about the regular bets you make on the super bowl. i like what they call the proposition, or prop bets. this is a real bet you can make. will any player on either active roster be arrested before the super bowl? [ laughter ] if you say yes, bet $100. if you win, you will win $550. by the way, if i'm a cop in new orleans, i take that bet, then arrest the first player i see. here's another one. will alicia keys omit or forget one word of the national anthem. if you say yes and bet $150, you can win $250. this is my favorite. will beyonce's hair be curly or crimped or will she wear
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Jan 18, 2013 7:00am EST
portrayed as manti te'o's girlfriend is alive. and here she is. and when did he really find out she didn't exist? >>> and isn't she lovely? the first lady, revealing a brand-new look on her birthday. and the eve of the inauguration this weekend. this morning, we'll meet the man behind her splashy style as the reviews are coming in, thumbs up. >>> good morning, america. hello to robin at home. we have three, big stories developing overnight. let's get to the breaking news on the hostage situation in algeria. several americans involved. martha raddatz has the latest from rome. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. there are still no clear answers this morning. it is a very volatile situation. and still ongoing. this morning, the fate of as many as five american citizens, along with dozens of others, from places like britain and france, remains unclear, after algerian troops in helicopters stormed this natural gas facility. it appears it was a bloody rescue attempt that went terribly wrong. this morning, the algerian government says its raid is now over, but the situ
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Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
about. katie sat down with manti and a hoax involving an on- line girlfriend. >> put yourself in my situation. that sheworld told me on september 12. >> she also interviewed his parents, who say their son is not a liar. you can watch the entire tomorrow at 4:00. >> justin timberlake is heading .ack to the super bowl was half of the infamous malfunction of janet jackson back in 2004. he will perform the night before the super bowl. >> hopefully, no more wardrobe malfunction. >> no snow shovel malfunction either. i made up for categories. -- four categories. this will be conversational. do your homework. these were a few pictures. that is not a meteor shower, is 8 snow flurry. there are snow flurries right around the washington area. here is a look at the doppler. see that area of light snow is right now. the air is so dry, some of it is flurries. all closing in on us and to the nighttime hours, ,ou folks in southern maryland a strong upper level which is the impetus for all of this vertical velocity. you folks around waldorf, st. county, of fredericksburg, those are the be seeing a b
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
related to the victims and he is facing murder charges. manti te'o will give his first on-camera vidinterview to katie couric about the alleged online hoax to the linebacker. barbara walters is in the hospital. she fell at a party hosted by the britis ambassador. the 83 year old has a cut on her forehead but is alert. abc has not said when she will be released. plenty of celebreations for martin luther king's birthday. the 44th annual tribute celebration. good tunes and some dancing. i didn't dance or sing. but we had a good time. and not a bad night to be out. >> what a treat we had today. temperatures in the lower 60's. can we repeat this for tomorrow afternoon? it won't be as cold as it could eventually get. a few clouds rolling in and we move through the early morning hours and increase during the mid-day and late afternoon. 39 degrees -- and the wind chill feels like 34 and the high today 62 degrees at reagan national airport. 8 degrees shy of the record 20 degrees above average. weatherbug network -- 14th and k, a lot of folks down there. highs in the lower 60's. huntingtow
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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
this year but there'll be two more schools next fall. >> an apparent revelation in the manti te'o girlfriend hoax case. the comments rihanna is making about her choice to get back together with her ex. there are over 200 varieties of gourmet coffee that have earn the "keurig brewed" seal of approval. the keurig brewed seal is our commitment that the coffee inside wiwill deliver a delicious cup of coffee every time. keurig brewed -- look for the only mark of genuine krig quality. [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the big hot pastrami melt. we've perfected the pastrami sandwich -- filled with juicy pastrami pickles, yellow mustard and melted cheese. all piled-high on freshly baked bread. taste one at your local subway today! subway. eat fresh. dax a medical alert everyone will want to eat sea, a revolutionary procedure that can help the long-term health of cancer survivors. -- a medical alert every woman will want to see. >> limp notes under her arms have to be taken out as well. a couple of weeks ago she underwent a groundbreaking transplant that is already changi
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
from manti te'o and head of his exclusive interview with katie couric. >> the notre dame star told her that he had no part in invokes and did not know that he had been duped until early december. >> put yourself in my situation. my whole world told me that she died on september 12. >> she also spoke with his parents, who said he's not a liar. the entire interview today at 4:00 right here are on abc 7. >> it's 19 degrees. still to come, and a look at storm watch. a live look in rosslyn, [ male announcer ] verizon fios is the fasastest internet america. just ask pc mag. [ man ] "cable can't touch fios upload speeds." "it's hard to imagine anyone ever beating fios." "there's no dot fios is the fastest in the country." [ male announcer ] after 110,0 speed tests n nothing came close to fios. and with fios you get unlimited internet use. period. becaucse according to pc mag... [ man ] "if it's available, you should get it" [ male announcer ] last chance to get the os triple playay for an incredible price online of just $89.99 a month guaranteed for 2 years. call the verizon center for cu
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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
. and now, snow heading to the east coast. sam tracks it all. >>> breaking overnight on the manti te'o scandal, new reports that the voice on the other end of the phone posing as his girlfriend, was the man behind the entire hoax, posing as a woman. >> what i went through was real. >> the notre dame football star speaking out with abc's katie couric today in a no-holds-barred interview. katie is here live. >>> and brand-new developments in the pediatrician murder mystery. police raid the home of a person of interesting using surveillance tape to track down a nearby exterminator. the new clues that could crack the sinister crime. >>> watch out. that's just plain dangerous. the shocking stunt caught on camera. a plane whizzing by at nearly 200 miles per hour. the government investigating the pilot. why is he pulling tricks so close to the ground? >>> good morning, america. hello to robin. josh is off today. sam is on assignment. he's at seaworld in florida. great to have amy and bill here, again. welcome back, everyone. big headline overnight. a little history will be made today when def
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Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
about the alleged mastermind behind the fake dead girlfriend hoax involving college football star manti te'o. who is he, and has he ever done anything like this before? >> there's a lot of eerie similarities between the life of the alleged hoaxster and the character he is accused of inventing. >>> you may have heard about the uproar over the stunning, shocking discovery that subway's footlong subs are sometimes shorter than advertised. ron claiborne is drawing up litigation as we speak. we were able to get an official response. from the company overnight. wait till you hear how they are playing this one. >> we are going to have food on set to test this out. >>> but first new details are emerging about how the deadly stand off in algeria ended. a raid by algerian special forces with dozens dead including militants and hostages at least one of whom we know is an american. abc's brian ross has been working his sources and joins us from washington with more. what do we know? >> reporter: good morning. of the ten americans at the bp facility, seven got out but at least one died and the fate
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Jan 31, 2013 2:35am EST
manti t'eo hoax reveals his true motive. the jaw-dropping details are coming up in "the skinny." you must stay tuned for that. the details are truly jaw-dropping. not to say i didn't call it though. >> you and millions of others. we had this discussion earlier in the week about the, the hoaxer's motives perhaps more questionable than the hoaxee's. what he admitted to dr. phil kind of clears a lot of things up. stay tuned to that for sure. >>> first the killer storms threatening the east coast this morning. after trouncing the south and midwest. two people so far are dead. >> as many as two dozen tornados have touched down. the winds so fast and furious they derailed a freight train in missouri, blowing 50 cars off the tracks. coverage begins with abc's larry jacobs. >> reporter: a trail of debris stretching as far as the eye can see in this town about an hour north of atlanta. again, a funnel just crossing the interstate here. for 20 minutes an f-2 tornado with wind estimated at 125 miles an hour demolished homes and businesses and pulled down power lines. >> there was no warnings fr
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
manti te'o. just a short time ago te'o spoke with espn. was -- it was off camera but it was the first time he's spoken to the media since the story broke the here's a story of manti te'o with jeremy schaap. it's his first interview and the details have not been made public. this comes as notre dame officials are he's spoken encouraging the linebacker to come forward. he has claimed he was duped into an online relationship whose death then was faked. this as another men reportedly fell victim to the same hoax involving the same woman. >> when they showed pictures of lennay it was the same pictures. >> now, this woman whose image was used in the photos without her knowledge, is not speaking publicly. >>> none at 11:00. disgraced cyclist lance armstrong is facing new criticism a day after he made a nationally televised confession. some are saying he still has not told oprah winfrey the entire truth. >> if lance armstrong's goal was a shot at redemption, he may have just taken a step backwards. >> i view this situation as one big lie that i repeated a lot of times. >> but investigat
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Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm EST
the manti te'o story? this is something else. apparently te'o, a well-known college football player, was in a relationship with a woman he met online. but it turned out that -- and i might not have the exact details here. but it turned out that the woman was bruce willis and he was dead the whole time. something like that. essentially what we know is this. manti te'o is a senior linebacker at notre dame. he's a great player. he had a sad story. in his september, his girlfriend, a 22-year-old at stanford, passed away. of course, the media ran away with the story of the football hero overcoming personal tragedy. they love that stuff. the only problem is it turned out she never existed. she was a made up person. some people play fantasy football. manti te'o plays fantasy people, i guess. [ laughter ] what we don't know is who made her up. was it manti, some kind of a prank? maybe it was a combination of both. maybe he initially fell for it and then was too embarrassed to admit he had been had. that would be my guess. but te'o released a statement. he said he was the victim of a sick jo
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00am EST
involving manti te'o. plenty of people wondering why he didn't reveal the whole thing sooner? and while abc's josh elliott reports, that's not the only question still swirling. >> reporter: was te'o really duped into believing he was having an online love affair that would turn tragic? he called lennay kekua the love of his life, saying her death had happened within hours of his grandmother's, one day before the big game. a narrative he was all too willing to share, in apparent pain. >> when you have somebody that you talk to every single day, that you sleep with on the phone, because she's -- she's going through a lot of things, and all of a sudden, it hits silence. that silence really eats at you. >> reporter: we now know that lennay kekua never existed. but glaring questions still remain. notre dame officials say the relationship was exclusively online. so, why then did te'o's father reportedly tell one paper his son had met kekua years ago after a game at stanford, and they they'd spent time together in hawaii? and why, even after te'o informed school officials of the hoax bac
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Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
share with viewers the claims that manti te'o was duped by online girlfriend. after day and at >> the worst of the weather has moved through. >> a warming trend over the next couple days and the potential to see those temperatures spike significantly. it depends on the sunshine tomorrow and wednesday. should there be more sunshine than we expect currently, it will be warmer than what you see on your screen. acting to 53 degrees tomorrow and 62 on wednesday. late-day and the storm's expected wednesday and some could be strong. back to reality and business as usual. highs in the 30's friday through the weekend with snow flurries.
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Jan 21, 2013 4:30am EST
-camera interview with an odor dame football star manti te'o. he claims he was the victim of a hoax after it was revealed that his deceased girlfriend never existed. if she will interview him and his parents. they are speaking for the first time on camera. the interviews thursday at 4:00 p.m. right here on abc 7. 4:57 is your time, 32 degrees. still ahead, scott thuman is joining us near the capitol with a preview of the inauguration and he will fill us in on the suspense over what mrs. obama will be wearing to
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Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
plans to rein in gun violence in the wake of the sandy hook massacre. >>> manti te'o has agreed to his first on-camera interview since the scandal broke about his girlfriend that never was. te'o and his parents will sit down with abc's katie couric, for a show airing this thursday. in an offcamera interview with espn, te'o acknowledged he handled the situation poorly. but he denied any involvement in the hoax. >>> and as you already know, it is all about the super bowl match-ups this morning. with all the highlights, here's espn news. >> i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter." and ray's ride continues. ray lewis and the ravens, taking on tom braidy and the patriots for a trip to the super bowl. new england takes a 10-7 lead. fourth quarter we go. baltimore up one. joe flacco to anquan boldin. touchdown, baltimore. an 11-yard touchdown from flacco to anquan boldin. that capped off the game for baltimore. 240 yards, 3 touchdowns, no interceptions for flacco. and the baltimore ravens are going to the super bowl, winning 28-13. >>> we're in atlanta for the nfc championship game. co
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Jan 18, 2013 2:35am EST
his teammates they had to use drugs. >>> the story about the hoax involving manti te'o started with a report on the sports website deadspin.com. another story there right now says that even te'o's former notre dame teammates were skeptical about the story of his girlfriend's death but confronted him about it. but still plenty of questions about the whole thing this morning as abc's josh elliott reports. >> reporter: until wednesday afternoon, there were no public questions about the heart or soul of star notre dame line backer manti te'o. a devout mormon hailing from a large, close knit hawaiian family. but it's that heart that school officials and te'o himself say was exploited. >> he's a guy so willing to believe in others and so ready to help. >> reporter: but was te'o really duped into believing that he was having an online relationship. a narrative he was all too willing to share openly and in apparent pain. >> when you have somebody that you talk to every single day, that you sleep with on the phone because she is going through a lot of things, and all of a sudden it's silence
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
bone-chilling temperatures. >>> manti te'o will speak out to katie couric this week, as we learn the mastermind behind the dating hoax may come forward. >>> and get ready for the bro bowl. the rival coaches are brothers. which team will their parents be rooting for? >>> and good morning, america, on this special day. and what a magnificent inauguration morning here in washington, for this celebration of our enduring democracy. you're looking live at the white house right now. the president -- and there's the capitol where the president is going to take the oath, and deliver his inaugural address this morning. also, the martin luther king jr. memorial. we'll show that. today celebration, martin luther king day, as well. and, robin, i know you're watching at home this morning, as we prepare for this moment of history. i wish you could be down here with us. i know everyone up in new york shares that sentiment. hello to all you guys this morning. we're going to be down here all day long covering the inauguration. and, josh, all weekend, we've been tracking the celebration of the presiden
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Jan 25, 2013 11:35pm EST
watched katie couric's interview with manti yesterday. from notre dame. met a girl on line. dated her exclusively for years. then found out she didn't exist. as a general rule of thumb, i believe if you haven't met your girlfriend you didn't have a girlfriend. turned out the whole thing was a guy playing a prank on him. think about it. the first time a famous@l athle has been involved in a sex scandal that didn't involve any sex. shortly after the story broke, some one came up with the theory that manti may be gay and came up with the girl friend to hide it from the team. that does not appear to be the case. >> one of the theories, manti making the round, that some how he covered this sa theinar sa t scenario to cover up your sexuality. are you gay? >> no, far from it. far from it. >> jimmy: that's right, i only date imaginary women exclusively. he thinks being gays more embarrassing than having a fake online girlfriend. the interview was great. he had many phone calls with the person he thought was his girlfriend. whether that guy was playing the prank or a woman, see if you think it
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
there. >> this is unbelievable. very weird. i've been in sports for a long time and the manti te'o story is the strangest i've ever heard. the girlfriend never existed. the disease and death was a hoax. i never heard of cat fishing until this week. the university of notre dame says when they found out about the cruel hoax they investigated their star linebacker to see his involvement in any. they believe he is a victim and had no clue. public opinion seems to be split whether he was naive or an accomplice. we'll continue to follow the story. for hockey fans the season opens in tampa. take a look at this. a few minutes ago they opened the gates and fans poured in. hockey is back. britt mchenry is in the phone booth and she caught up with the owner, ted leonsis. >> from an owner's perspective how happy are you this is back to reality and the lockout is over? >> i'm so happy to see the fans here tonight. anybody can come in and it is pretty cold out. we might have 40,000 people. it looks like it is going to snow out there. i'm really happy and so apologetic to the fans. we worked really har
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
it 6-1 over venus williams. here's the latest on manti te'o. a man is admitting he pulled off the hoax and he admitted he is admitting that he pulled off the same hoax in 2008 and te'o had no idea. >> we'll have a final >> we're getting out the long johns. >> absolutely. you're going to need it here. let's get to it. today was sunny breezy and chilly. tomorrow will be warmer in the upper 40's. the first cold front comes through monday. for you inauguration day, we'll have partly cloudy skies and a politicaler blast on tuesday and wednesday. ties only in the 20's on
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Jan 21, 2013 2:30am EST
go. >> here we go. >>> later this half hour, who set out to play an elaborate hoax to embarrass manti te'o. this story has really just shocked everyone. >> that's the question, was he really the victim of a hoax or did he know to kind of benefit from the publicity and the emotion behind the grandmother dying and the girlfriend dying. i have a hard time following the story, but apparently he may not have been the only one duped by this whole catfish scandal. >> it's surprising to believe someone could be duped into thinking they had this girlfriend that they never met. >> most people have met their girlfriends. >>> all the excitement and upset after last night's nfl playoffs. the big celebrations for ravens and 49er fans out there and the two brothers who will be getting so much attention at this year's super bowl. that's right, a family affair down in new orleans in two weeks. >>> first, hundreds of thousands are gathering later today on the nation's front lawn to witness history. >> president obama takes the oath of office in public, delivers his inaugural address then takes to the t
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Jan 24, 2013 2:35am EST
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Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
forward. the manti te'o hoaz lights up media. the number one trading story -- trending store it. a california man created a hoax. upon their california men -- the palmdale california man created a fake twitter account for the woman who never existed. the heisman trophy runner-up was supposed to talk with espn tonight but did not do the interview. notre dame continues to stand behind te'o. they believe he is a victim and telling the truth. all anybody wants to know is what did he know and when did he know it? rafael soriano was introduced to nats fans tonight. it will be 6 inning ball game. rizo talk about it this afternoon >> greater than he told me he appreciated everything we have done for him -- >> he told me he appreciated everything we have done for him. go out and have a good year and make a lot of money. the caps were back on the ice for fan appreciation night. terrific enthusiasm. they had a good workout for the lead for florida to take on tampa saturday night. them back to tuesday for the home opener against winnipeg. we caught up with the >> team owner greater than we are
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Jan 18, 2013 4:30am EST
hometown still supports him. >> we love manti. >> now, the man behind "catfish" wants to help, reaching out te'o. officials at notre dame say they launched their own investigation when they found out about this a month ago. but it's not clear why the school and te'o it so long to reveal the truth publicly. >> a term called "te'owing" has now hit the media on the internet people posing with fake girlfriends. creditors were that tiger woods is trying to convince his ex- wife to marry him again. they divorced in 2010 after he cheated on her several times. according to the national enquirer, he is so desperate to win her back, he has offered a $200 million prenup. she is said to be considering the proposal but only if it includes a $350 million anti- cheating costs. elin won a $110 million settlement when they divorced. >> it's 37 degrees on this friday morning, 4:5 >> good morning, washington. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. it's friday and i am thankful. it was a swing and miss with the big winter thunderstorm that cannot shake out for us. there were higher elevation amounts of about 5 i
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Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
now. >>> tale of the tape. emotional voicemail revealed in the manti te'o hoax case. >> i love you. >> the football star brought to tears. we take the tape to audio experts. why they say it's impossible it was another man at the end of the phone. >>> i am in command of this ship. >> late night turned upside down, as matt damon ticks jimmy kimmel captive for all of last night's show. the guest list that kimmel could never get. and check out the crew guy holding the cue cards. >>> and good morning, america. have to ask robin at home, are you wearing gray flannel pajamas. we are coordinated. >> you are our pop of color, george. >> sam's an assignment. and the new year is starting off with encouraging news on the economy. jobless numbers getting better every single week. the stock market is on a roll. it could end on a record high. that would be good for everyone's 401(k). >>> look at this. it's the x-ray of a 19-month-old with a pencil that pierced her eye and lodged in her brain. she's fine. it's amazing. it missed her important parts. there she is after. postpencil. >> the doctors d
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Jan 29, 2013 11:35pm EST
? >> we got manti te'o with us. [ laughter ] and his girlfriend, too. wow, look at this. [ applause ] what is your name? >> my name is joel. >> jimmy: say that again? >> joel. >> jimmy: joel, where are you from? >> illinois. >> jimmy: that explains the white sox jacket, i guess. do you have a shirt on under that jacket? >> yes, i do. >> jimmy: okay, all right. okay, joel. so you're from illinois. can you visualize what your state looks like? >> i think so. >> jimmy: okay, let's see you draw it. give you a pen, you get the drawing. are you an artist at all, joel? >> not at all. >> jimmy: let's see how you do. more like nevada. okay. that's not very good, joel. that's not very good. but you know, we're going let you draw from the globe anyway. let's be honest, we're giving out crap. joel, what did you get? yogurt? >> it's an air freshener. >> jimmy: oh, an air freshener. >> enjoy. >> jimmy: let's do one more, sal. hi, what's your name? >> my name is micayla. >> jimmy: how are you? >> i'm good, how are you? >> jimmy: where are you from? i'm doing well. >> i am from dallas, texas. >> ji
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
is raising a lot of questions about football star manti te'o. >> it doesn't appear that he has broken any law but this story which gained national attention became a candidate for this season's heisman trophy could turn nfl scouts sour on the star. it has many fans wondering what is is the truth? the story of man tie te'o reads between a bad romance novel and who done it? he falls in love with a girl he met on line then she gets sick and dies for us to find out the girl never existed. >> this is an elaborate hoax. >> this story is intriguing to everyone who hears it. >> people love a good story and this is an interesting one. it is pretty juicy. >> was the notre dame superstar duped by someone playing a cool trick, a scheme called "cat fishing" damed after a documentary and tv show where people fake their identities as part of an online dating scheme. >> if it is a lie he is covering it up. >> he talked about how they met and carried on a three-year relationship. >> i have seen the most beautiful girl i have ever met. not because of her physical beauty but her character. >> i d
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Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
love with manti te'o? >>> and it's super bowl ad everyone is talking about. >> everything will be all right. >> now a country responds overnight to the most controversial commercial ever put out before the super bowl. is it offensive? or just happy? ♪ come on get happy >> you're three minutes late. >> don't be no cloud on a sunny day. >> respect, boss man. >>> and good morning, america. hello to robin at home. boy, we have so much happening as we come on the air. a super january for the stock market. the dow just shy of 14,000 right no could be headed for an all-time high. lots of 401(k)s looking good. >> we'll have the latest developments in the breakup murder trial. one of jodi arias' ex-boyfriends has surprising testimony as her defense attorneys started their case. >>> let's get to the hostage situation in alabama. s.w.a.t. teams called in to save a 6-year-old boy. pierre thomas joins us with the latest. >> reporter: a dangerous situation unfoaling this morn in alabama. it involves the words no parent wants to hear. man with a gun, a child on a bus. and a child kidnaps. poli
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Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
mentally ill. >>> and the master mind of the manti te'o hoax is telling his side of the story for the first time. ron nigh ya tuiasosopo's interview with dr. phil interviews tomorrow. coming forward with the truth is part of the healing. he'll provide exact details of the hoax, in which he fooled te'o into believing he was his girlfriend. >>> former soldier brendan marrocco insisted on wheeling himself into a news conference yesterday. he used the arms that he had transplanted weeks ago. he also lost both lesion in a roadside bombing in iraq. >> i can rotate a little bit. this arm is pretty much not much movement at all. not yet. at least we're hopeful for the future to get some good function out of it. out of both of them. i really don't know what to say. it's such a big thing for my life. it's -- it's just fantastic. >> fantastic is an understatement. next up for him, several years of rehab, as you might imagine. doctors say one of the reasons he was chosen for the double arm transplant was his gritty determination to regain independence. we all salute that young man. >>> an update
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Jan 21, 2013 6:00am EST
>> katie couric will have the first on camera interview with notre dame's football player manti te'o. he will be interviewed, as well as his parents. to catch that interview this there's day at 4:00 right here on abc 7. we have another hour of news started right now. >> live and in hd this is good morning, washington on your side. >> what we're doing is celebrating each other in celebrating this incredible elation that we call home. >> nearly 1 million people prepared to pack the capital to watch president obama take the oath of office for the second term. we're live with the preview. we will help you navigate the sea on the roads and rails. baltimore ravens punched their ticket to the super bowl. do not count on the week and warmth sticking around. " the cold weather already moving in. happy martin luther king day to you. >> good morning, washington as we begin our live coverage from the west capitol steps where in about 5.5 hours the president will take his oath of office for the ceremonial event with hundreds of thousands watching from the national mall. we want to talk a lot
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